25th February

…generally looking rather odd as the publicity gurus like them for the media. magnolias in the sea magnolia in vase magnolias in the sea magnolias by the sea magnolias by…

28th October

…nearly been blown flat. pampas grass The sea is positively evil. The sea The sea But Tamarix ramoisissima flowers away regardless. It is the only autumn flowering species of the…

13th November

…the bay. The sea The sea The sea Two happy swans and a cormorant! swans 2015 – CHW A quick flip around the garden looking for colour in mid November.Aesculus…

25th July

…pot as here. Alstroemeria ‘Summer Breeze’ Alstroemeria ‘Summer Breeze’ 2015 – CHW Yesterday we got our first proper rain for months but today is set fine and everything in the…

21st August

…the drought damage.Lapageria ‘Flesh Pink’ is out about a month earlier than usual. Lapageria ‘Flesh Pink’ Ditto the elderly Lapageria rosea beside it. Lapageria rosea A very drought ridden and…

14th November

…from the USA and the sea certainly looks ominous. It transpires that it hits Scotland and not Cornwall. Sea view Sea view The seed on hedychium is certainly impressive. The…

24th February

…be out now in the tunnels but I have seen this elsewhere recently. A delicate light blue tinge. Rosemarinus officinalis ‘Severn Sea’ Rosemarinus officinalis ‘Severn Sea’ Calceolaria ‘Camden Hero’ is…

30th January

…often the case at this time of the year. beach However the sea defences and boulders have held firm so far. sea defences and boulders sea defences and boulders Sleet…

26th July

…this week’s record UK temperatures is that thankfully they have not applied to Cornwall. Overcast with sea mist and a good westerly breeze.Two flowers on a magnolia which I thought…

25th December

…best if we all concentrate on fulfilling the spring rush of internet orders rather than wasting a month at or on Chelsea. We hardly get any direct orders at Chelsea